Parasites are animals, insects, viruses, and microscopic beings that latch onto, trap, trick, and live off of other living things. This series provides a colorful overview of what these yucky creatures are, how they work, what and why they do what they do. With a complex and amazing life cycle, human tapeworms have baffled, horrified, and endangered populations everywhere in the world. These largest of parasites are examined, both as fascinating creatures and as threats to the public health. Accelerated Reader: Reading Level 5.1, 0.5 Points.Allman, Toney is the author of 'Tapeworms', published 2003 under ISBN 9780737717839 and ISBN 0737717831.